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Moch dachuk got wet in the shower

3 May, 2023


I did a hefsek tahara and moch dachuk this evening. The hefsek tahara was fine but I forgot about the moch dachuk until I was showering, at which point it got completely wet in the shower when I removed it. There was discharge on the cloth of a pale yellow colour, which is completely fine, but do I need to be concerned that a not Kosher colour may have been washed away by the water in the shower and thus that the moch may not have been ok after all?

It may be relevant to note that this bleeding has been intermittent and so a clean hefsek a few days ago was followed the next morning by bleeding.


You do not have to be concerned that a stain was washed off the moch.

Since your new hefsek taharah was valid and you did not actually see a problematic shade on the moch, you may begin counting the clean days from that night.

Please feel free to get back to us with any further questions.


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